Project ID: 32034

Chinese Government donates construction materials worth RMB 1 million to Cambodian King's Working Group

Commitment amount

$ 269082.9879

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Cambodia

Sector

Industry, mining, construction (Code: 320)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2000

Implementation

2002

2002-02-01

Actual start

Completion

2002

2002-02-01

Actual

Description

On February 1, 2002, the Chinese Government handed over construction equipment and spare parts worth RMB 1 million to the Cambodian Government. The batch of construction equipment can be used in building roads, dikes, and ponds. The donated goods were provided to Cambodian King's Working Group, or Krom 'Samdech Euv' [literally mean the Father King] of King Sihanouk. Krom Samdech Euv is a poverty eradication programme. Ning Fukui, the Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia, and Keat Chhon, Cambodia’s senior minister and minister of finance, signed the handover agreement. On November 13, 2000, Chinese President Jiang Zemin, Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk, and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen signed a series of agreements during Jiang's vosit to Cambodia. One of the agreements was an Exchange of Letters Agreement on providing material assistance to Cambodian King's Working Group [父王工作队]. The financial amount of the donation is unclear.According to China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, since 1993, China has provided material assistance to the working group; supplies that had been donated include small batches of construction machinery, drilling rigs and agricultural supplies. The donation aims to assist the working group in its humanitarian activities in helping Cambodian poor people in the vast rural areas through digging ponds, building roads, constructing houses and so on. As of 2008, China has provided supplies worth 13 million RMB.On June 8, 2002, the Chinese Government donated 15,000 USD in aid to Cambodian King's Working Group (captured in ProjectID#32045).

Number of official sources

3

Number of unofficial sources

5

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Krom Samdech Euv [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Government of Cambodia [Government Agency]